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Royal Canadian Engineers Memorial

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
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Location

Street:South Way
Town:Newhaven
Parish:Newhaven
Council:Lewes District Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:BN9
Location on Google Map
Object setting:Garden
and in:Road or Wayside
Access is:Public
Location note:War Memorial Garden, near to west side of swing bridge on South Way
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:149
Grid reference:K5
The A-Z books used are A-Z East Sussex and A-Z West Sussex (Editions 1A 2005). Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd. Sevenoaks.
OS Reference:TQ440010

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Makers

Name : Unknown

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General Information

Unveiling date:17/08/1977
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Newhaven Town Council
Object listing:Not listed
Description:A deltoid white / grey marble monolith set upon an octagonal base. The inscribed face (NE) is polished and all other sides are rough hewn. A flagpole flying the Canadian flag is set behind the memorial.
Inscription:NE, polished face, inscribed and painted gold, Royal Canadian Engineers badge followed by:

LEST WE FORGET

TO THE MEMORY OF THE
MEMBERS OF THE CORPS OF
ROYAL CANADIAN ENGINEERS
WHO LOST THEIR LIVES
IN THE RAID ON DIEPPE
FRANCE 19 AUGUST 1942
NEWHAVEN WAS AN
EMBARCATION POINT

The inscription is followed by a list of the fallen.

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Classification

Categories:Military, Free Standing, Commemorative
Object type1:War memorial
     Object subtype1:World War II
Subject type1:Non-figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Monolith at base
     Material:White and grey granite
     Width (cm):50
     Depth (cm):50
Part 2:Octagonal base
     Material:White and grey granite
     Height (cm):30
     Width (cm):90
     Depth (cm):90
Part 3:Monolith at top
     Material:White and grey granite
     Width (cm):100
     Depth (cm):15
Part 4:Monlith at highest point
     Material:White and grey granite
     Height (cm):210
Part 5:Monolith at lowest point
     Material:White and grey granite
     Height (cm):190

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Date of on-site inspection:16/04/2007

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History

Hard archive file:No

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Date: 16/04/2007
Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Date: 16/04/2007
Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Date: 16/04/2007
Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Date: 16/04/2007
Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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